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  • n. A dye (rosaniline hydrochloride or similar) usually a deep red or magenta colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Aniline red; an artificial coal-tar dyestuff, of a metallic green color superficially, resembling cantharides, but when dissolved forming a brilliant dark red. It consists of a hydrochloride or acetate of rosaniline. See rosaniline.

Etymologies

fuchsia +‎ -ine? (Wiktionary)

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